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Herbs of Folklore and Modern Medicine: White Willow, Aloe Vera, and Garlic
Many of the medicinal herbs we use today have been studied by modern science for application in today’s medical field. These studies have shown that our ancestral folk uses of these herbs were very much correct in their applications. Here we will explore...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
Ingwaz
Welcome to the Rune-of-the-Month Club! Ingwaz is the sixth rune of the third aett, and the twenty-second rune of the Elder Futhark as a whole. Its sound is that of the English “ng.” Like Thurisaz, it represents a sound written by two letters in the Roman...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Grimassi, Raven
Raven Grimassi is the author of several books on Wicca and Witchcraft, including The Wiccan Mysteries, which was awarded Book of the Year and First Place-Spirituality Book by the Coalition of Visionary Retailers in 1998. Raven Grimassi was born in 1951 to an...
Real Interviews >> Authors
Harding, Deborah
Deborah Harding began gardening alongside her parents when she was just able to walk. She lives in Ohio with her husband and two daughters. She writes articles on herbal concerns for magazines and web-zines, and gives lectures and workshops on growing herbs...
Real Interviews >> Authors
Baba Yaga: A Demon or A Goddess?
Growing up in Kiev, Ukraine, I loved reading and listening to fairy tales. These stories, filled with Slavic flavor, were opening up a new world for me, a world where one is to learn lessons and always to succeed, a world in which no matter how many hardships...
Deities & Heros >> Slavic
The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism

Swedish Folklore is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Swedish Folklore books and related discussion.

Suggested Pdf Resources

Swedish folk music
Folk Tales and Traditions
This teacher's guide contains a total of 15 works by mainly Swedish artists.
Recreation, Reshaping, and Renewal among Contemporary
Oct 21, 2006 Contemporary Swedish Folk Singers. Attitudes toward .
LEGENDS OF TROLLS AND THE BIBLE Camilla Asplund Ingemark
LEGENDS AND LANDSCAPE
Ulrika Wolf-Knuts (Finland): From Philology to Process: The Collection of. Finlands Svenska Folkdiktning as a Representation of Finland-Swedish Folklore .

Suggested News Resources

“MARIANNE” (Fantasia Film Review)
Taking a few pages from Swedish folklore, MARIANNE (world-premiering tonight and encoring Saturday at Fantasia) also seems inspired by the family and marriage dramas of Tegstedt's fellow countryman Ingmar Bergman.

Suggested Web Resources

Scandinavian folklore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Skogsra - Forest Spirits in Swedish Folklore
Notably unpredictable, these folklore babes known in Sweden as 'skogsra' seem as easily to bestow good fortune as trouble...
The Beings of the Dark Woods of Sweden
Dråm: swedish folk music
Åbo Akademi - Ulrika Wolf-Knuts: Finland Swedish Folklore Studies
Sep 29, 2008 Ulrika Wolf-Knuts: Finland Swedish Folklore Studies. runsten_206x275.

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